Book Riot has a list of 50 must-read books about modern Englishness.

What does “well read” mean? The Guardian’s book clinic investigates.

The Evening Standard suggests 7 heart-warming books to read when you’re lonely.

The Guardian reports on the strange things used as bookmarks.

Waterstones is set to open another bookshop in Edinburgh in spring 2019, called Stockbridge Books. And people are not happy about it. 

Penguin Random House Children’s imprint Puffin will this summer give away 700,000 story booklets to children eating at PizzaExpress.

Somerset-based poetry publisher Burning Eye Books is on the hunt for three BAME poets for its 2019 list.

The Guardian digests Mario Vargas Llosa’s The Neighbourhood.

The founder of Oscar’s Book Prize says the child it is named after would be proud of its legacy.